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The top 10 markets for first-time homebuyers this year include seven metropolitan areas in Sun Belt states, plus the areas around Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, according to a new report by

To determine the top markets, examined key housing indicators including: search rank, median list price, year-over-year change in inventory, median age of inventory and unemployment rates across 146 markets and evaluated the metrics against the needs and desires of the typical first-time homebuyer. All metrics considered were pulled directly from’s February 2014 data and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Check out homes for sale in these 10 markets.

NOTE: All descriptive information comes from listings on Properties were on the market and listed as available at the time of publication in April 2014 unless noted otherwise.

Read more about the report on

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